School Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a Private, 4 years college located in Worcester, Massachusetts. WPI ranked 80th in National Universities and 18th in Massachusetts Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 6,920 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. WPI's acceptance rate is 60.21% last year (undergraduate school).
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 60.21% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.11%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate60.21 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.11 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

WPI's 2022 tuition & fees is $55,731 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $29,040.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$55,731
Graduate Tuition & Fees$29,040
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,920 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 661 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WPI has 4,892 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,028 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,920
Undergraduate Students4,892
Graduate Students2,028
Online Enrollment661

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs119 Programs
Number of online programs24 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
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Weekend/Evening College
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